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ET Now displaces CNBC TV18 as No. 1 business news channel

MUMBAI: After weeks of struggle, ET Now made a comeback to the No. 1 spot in the English business new sweepstakes.

As per BARC data for the week ended 5 August, CNBC TV18 slipped to the second position.

NDTV Profit/Prime was at the third position, while BTVi, which was re-branded in the previous week, was at No. 4. BTVi saw its viewership grow more than threefold during the week.

English biz news Top 4 channels week 31 yr16
English general news

In the English news genre, NDTV 24×7 climbed to the second position after languishing at the fourth position in the previous week.

CNN News18 and India Today Television slipped to the third and fourth positions respectively.

Times Now reigned at its usual top position while BBC World News was at the bottom of the table.

English news Top 5 channels week 31 yr16
Hindi general news

ABP News fell to the fourth spot in the Hindi news genre while India News took its position at the third slot.

Aaj Tak, India TV and News Nation maintained their top three positions.

Hindi news Top 5 channels week 31 yr16
Hindi business news

CNBC Awaaz and Zee Business saw a growth in their viewership.

Hindi biz news Top 2 channels week 31 yr16


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